Ka Umeke Kaeo - Pcs

1500 Kalanianaole Ave
Hilo, HI 96720
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Ka Umeke Kaeo - Pcs serves 240 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Ka Umeke Kaeo - Pcs placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Hawaii state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 89% (majority Asian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 240 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in HI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ka Umeke Kaeo - Pcs ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Hawaii for:

School Overview

Ka Umeke Kaeo - Pcs's student population of 240 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 30% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students
240 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Ka Umeke Kaeo - Pcs is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 292 schools in Hawaii (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Ka Umeke Kaeo - Pcs is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.80. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (HI)
Overall Testing Rank
#230 out of 292 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
1%
26%
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Hispanic
25%
18%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
2%
11%
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Hawaiian
60%
26%
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Two or more races
12%
18%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Graduation Rate
(14-15)
≥50%
82%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ka Umeke Kaeo - Pcs's ranking?
Ka Umeke Kaeo - Pcs is ranked #230 out of 292 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Hawaii.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% HI state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% HI state average).
What is the graduation rate of Ka Umeke Kaeo - Pcs?
The graduation rate of Ka Umeke Kaeo - Pcs is 50%, which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 82%.
How many students attend Ka Umeke Kaeo - Pcs?
240 students attend Ka Umeke Kaeo - Pcs.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
60% of Ka Umeke Kaeo - Pcs students are Hawaiian, 25% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are White, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ka Umeke Kaeo - Pcs?
Ka Umeke Kaeo - Pcs has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 14:1.
What grades does Ka Umeke Kaeo - Pcs offer ?
Ka Umeke Kaeo - Pcs offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12
What school district is Ka Umeke Kaeo - Pcs part of?
Ka Umeke Kaeo - Pcs is part of Hawaii Department Of Education School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 240 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

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